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, dist inguished members of the legislature, honorable justices of the nevada supreme court, a constitutional officers, a senator heller and honored guests and my fellow nevada is. for nearly 150 ears governors before me have stood in front of this body and deliver the state of the state address. the personal delivery of biennial messages they honored tradition. i am proud to be here tonight to continue this tradition along with my wife, the first lady, kathleen, and my three children. thank you for your love and support. [applause] i want to take a moment and pause to remember to extraordinary nevadans both i had the honor to serve west first, a gene to and tired -- devoted her entire life as a mother, a schoolteacher and state legislator. her son is with us tonight to. tick, nevada will not soon forget your mother or her service. [applause] and our friend senator -- who's served with honor and distinction for over four decades. his legacy is a stirring reminder for those in public service, there are no barriers to what can be accomplished if we summon the will to work toge
to the governor of nevada giving his state of the state address giving out this particular issue. [video clip] >> i announced nevada would comply with the affordable care act as they related to the expansion of medicare services. as a result, some 78,000 more nevadans will have coverage without facing the new tax penalties imposed by the affordable care act. [applause] the federal law allows us to shift the mental health and other state spending to other sources say. the general on nearly $25 million over the biennium. over the next six years, this will create up to 8000 new health-care jobs and inject over half a billion dollars into where state's economy. as i noted before, we must increase taxes to bear the increased cost of the affordable care act, but the issue of the long-term health care costs remain. as such, i believe we must ask certain medicaid patients to have a modest contribution. i will insist nv will be able to opt out of the expansion program in early -- in later years should circumstances change. [applause] beyond medicaid, my budget provides additional funding for our state
are making the difference in a lot of these states. nevada, out west. north carolina, south carolina. more immigrants there, latinos. there is this realization i think that republicans need to turn more to the party of reagan. reagan as you said legalized 3 million illegal immigrants in the mid-'80s and this is probably the language that republicans need to embrace as they try to sell it to their base. >> yeah. let me point out, michael, you have paul ryan on "meet the press" and extensive interview and praising marco rubio's immigration stance. >> i support earned legalization, not rewarding people for cut in line but fix this problem. >> will he be an effective voice bringing over conservatives who may be still apprehensive or for that matter on the subject alone? michael, he did not have this bold view when it was perhaps needed during the election cycle. >> well, the only person that i remember broaching this subject in primary season was former house speaker newt gingrich at a time you will remember, tamron, he was briefly the front-runner and when he spoke out on this issue, there we
wednesday if you are traveling this morning out of nevada southbound to lucas valley road you can see the headlights are traveling beyond the marin ymca with no fog here. no fog on waldo and golden gate bridge is clear with crews configuring southbound commute to four lanes with road work in the north part of the spokesman northbound down to one lane and southbound was two so they are reconfiguring now for the morning commute. road work eastbound four, the reverse commute direction until 6:00 a.m. and westbound is looking good out of antioch you can see speeds at the limit and 20-minute drive toward concord. from the central valley we have fog reported around 205. otherwise, it is moving at the limit up and over the pass into the dublin/pleasanton interchange and road work on the peninsula until 5:30 this morning northbound and southbound 101 between poplar and 92 in both directions. >> you could get your tax refunds her this year with the i.r.s. watching slight delays are possible because it will start processing most tax returns at the end of the month a week later than planned beca
country in nevada. as far as the cascades go a little bit maybe six to 12 near seattle maybe three to six there between portland and medford. in the mountains not down on i-5. today's forecast we got the rain and notice at the high elevations. that doesn't go into southern california. that's a look at your national washington state that rain will be with you most of the day. so it looks like the cold air, now we get the storm out, all the cold air will be spilling into the west. >> thanks a lot. >>> well, what's holding up tax returns? the debt ceiling fix that fits in your pocket. and the new year's dish that will definitely break the bank. >>> plus, could your favorite drink be making you feel lousy? you're watching "early today." is >> here are some of the stories we're watching for you. the united nations says about 1 million syrians are going hungry because of difficulties getting supplies into conflict zones. the u.n.'s world food program is handing out rations to about 1.5 million people in syria every month, but 1 million more are still in need. >>> in australia, more than 130 fir
] you arizona is the state motto of nevada. >> i didn't know that. very interesting, jon. very informative, thank you, jon. look, jon, if we are to believe the pundits, martin luther king would be in only pro-life pro gun to occupy wall street rallies. remember occupy wall street? >> jon: sort of. if martin luther king were alive today he would be here standing with these folks >> if only those occupy folks could have had a living, breathing civil lenl end there with them. oh, wait. they did. john lewis m.l.a.k.'s still alive friend and colleague was right there. hmmm. how did that go? >> congressman and civil rights icon john lewis showed up but they refused to let him speak. >> in which no singular human being >> in which no singular human being is inherently more valuable than any other human being. >> jon: i don't know what to say i'm shocked, jon. they missed a great chance to ask him what martin luther king would think of their movement. we can make king endorse whatever we want. have you seen the commercial are hologram m.l.k. has a dream about telecommunications before
wayne la pierre, a top official at the nra, to the opening of this nevada weapons range. >> people who criticize this probably would criticize baseball. >> reporter: la pierre's visit was a big boost for reid, who was courting gun owners in his very pro-second amendment state of nevada, in a tough battle for re-election. >> i also want to thank you, senator, for your support every day at the federal level for the second amendment, and for the rights of american gun owners. >> both reid and the nra declined to talk to cnn on camera, but democratic sources on capitol hill say the nra was not the only threat to the president's health care bill. lawmakers were also worried about conspiracy theories, circulating among gun enthusiasts that falsely accused the obama administration of plotting to use the health care law to go after gun owners. one group, gun owners of america, insists it could still happen. >> it says that all of our medical records are available to be pawed through by bureaucrats somewhere in washington, looking for a reason to disenfranchise gun owners. >> the senate majorit
. pushing off toward the sierra nevada. our system to the north will keep some cloud cover in the picture. partly sunny and partly cloudy. the rain moves south. maybe a few lingering showers. looks like most is about done here. lots of clouds. mild temps. 60s. temperatures after that patchy fog maybe light rain toward santa clara valley or out to the east bay but not too much. low 60s on the temps. we will continue this all the way from the north bay and east bay. on the coast and down to the santa clara valley. it does look partly sunny on saturday. a cooler system drops in. the cool air will settle in next week looking dry. cool morning lows coming back. >>> 6:07 is the time. new demonstrations in egypt. what is behind new protests as the country marks two years since the uprising. >>> victims of hurricane sandy are going to find it harder than they thought to rebuild their homes. >>> star wars franchise gets a new movie and new director. who disney reportedly hired to make episode seven. o can withss of air travel? can you survive change fees? blackout dates? boarding in mobs? do you a
to the mid-and-upper 50's today and right on through tomorrow. temperatures in the sierra nevada mild with the cool air not hitting yet and 45 in tahoe and 59 in big sur and then we will see a chance of snow hours tomorrow morning which is about the only chance in the sierra nevada throughout the week ahead and 58 in oakland and fremont. napa, too. we are starting out with clouds. nice looking shower. but more sunshine and then clouds and vacation if livermore and by the monterey bay it and 70 yesterday in salinas. today, just 59, so, back to reality, but even below average through tomorrow and by monday, mostly sunny, little temperature change, and tuesday and wednesday we begin to feel the effects of a milder air mass thursday, friday, lower 60's and i am sure not everyone likes that, we could use more snow in the mountains, but, otherwise, manageable for getting on with the day. >> you put something in the mail know leg is a slight chance it could get lost a bay area man says his package was not lost it got stuck in another world known as "postal loop." michael 1510 mile 15 any has
at the map. out west in phoenix, it will be right around freezing. reno, nevada, 9 degrees. back east, pittsburgh will be 66 tomorrow. 30 degrees above normal. columbia, south carolina, nearly 80. and in california tonight, farmers, like this one near fresno, are struggling to save their crops from the cold. standing watch at night. some farmers with fans blowing warm air on their field. meteorologist ginger zee standing by with what's causing this. but first, clayton sandell is in the heartland. >> reporter: overnight, temperatures again fell into the 30s in southern california, farmers are working around the clock to protect multimillion-dollar citrus crops. >> we have a defense system set up for the cold. to try and protect whatever we can, but also, mainly to keep the field warm. >> reporter: at the beach in santa monica, tourists wondered what happened to the sunshine? >> we expected it to be a little bit warmer, but my mom just came back from san francisco a month ago, so she told me, it wasn't as hot as we could imagine. >> reporter: that cold now pushing east. storms slamming
of california, and majority leader senator reid from nevada. both won reelection in 2010. over a year later, in marc march 2011, brightsource still have no loan. brightsource ceo said in an e-mail to jonathan silver, who was an executive director of the energy department's loan guarantee program. he was responsible for making sure that these are loans went through. woolard wanted silver to draft, to review a draft e-mail that john bryson, is chairman of the board of brightsource energy, was planning to send to william daley, who was then chief of staff to president obama at the white house. quote, and this is from e-mail, either e-mail or call when you can with suggestions, woolard wrote. the e-mail stated quote, the white house needs to focus on finalizing the loan guarantee for will be the largest solar thermal project in the world. brightsource energies project was conditionally approved more than a year ago and is in the final stages of being completed. we need a commitment from the white house regarding that loan closure. at a house energy and commerce subcommittee meeting last may, ch
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block a fast track lane. kristen and eric? >> we will keep an eye on that. authorities in nevada could identify the 20 year police veteran accused of killing his wife and child before taking his life in boulder city 20 miles southeast of las vegas. police responded to a home early in the morning after a man called 9-1-1 and claimed he killed his wife and child. officers found the home on fire and a man at the door with a gun to his head. he later killed himself. no motive is revealed. >> ahead consume reports and 7 on your side look at common complaints of canned food but more fallout following the tragedy in connecticut, a company will though longer offer >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> welcome back. check out the wall of water sitting to the west of us. that is how strong the area of high pressure is which we see the form of high clouds. it has kept of us from 32 inland to 40's, low-to-mid 60's through the afternoon, with filtered sunshine and in the mid-to-upper 40's around 7:00. it will be dry today. rain in the forecast in three
senate majority leader harry reid during an interview with me in his home state of nevada in october 2010. this has to change, there should not be a 60-vote threshold in the senate. and then this was the headline tads in the "washington post." harry reid -- "i'm not personally at this stage ready to get rid of the 60-vote threshold." yeah. also this. >> if there were ever a time when tom udall and jeff merkley were prophetic, it's tonight. these two young fine senators said it was time we change the rules in the senate and we didn't. they were right. the rest of us were wrong. or most of us anyway. what a shame. >> that was harry reid on the senate floor in may saying progressive senators tom udall and jeff merkley who were working to reform the filibuster they were right, he should have listened to their call to reform the senate rules, they wright and he was wrong not to listen to them. they were right and this was today. "progressive senators working dramatically to alter senate rules were defeated thursday when senate majority leader harry reid and his counterpart republican leader mi
. it might not be the snow that you see over in the sierra nevada but we get some good dustings. >> it is a good dusting. this photo from 1922 shows
is in nevada, doinlt know that i d wants to bring a bill to the floor. he has outside groups and he'll use that to try to get something done. you think about washington, you have to think about the congress you have not the congress you want. >> okay. >> the congress you have is one that is resisting. >> that sounds like we'll get nothing done in four years. >> i think the next two years is going to be difficult to get anything done. they have to do a budget at some point. >> let's talk about that. >> joe is always harping on the fact it's 1,363 days since the democrats passed a budget. yesterday chuck schumer hinted that may change. let's listen. >> in our budget that we will pass, we lift tax reform, which went many of my republican colleagues' way, but it's going to include revenues. it's a great opportunity to get us some more revenues to help in part deal with sequestration. >> so where does this fit in? >> i think where republicans have a legitimate critique of democrats is that democrats have not presented a budget in four years. if you look back at history is an irresponsible way o
weather extremes. up to a foot of snow is expected to make travel a mess, from nevada, all the way to minnesota today, as the south warms the temperatures that could soar into the 70s and residents in one louisiana town clean up from a devastating tornado. >>> gun fight. the natiol rifle association promising it will do everything it can to block tighter gun regulations after meeting face to face with the vice president at the white house. >>> this morning the nra's president speaks out to us in a live interview. >>> and absolutely brilliant. that's how the duchess of cambridge is describing her first official portrait this morning after attending its unveiling with her husband, prince william. do you agree? we'll let you decide "today," friday, january 11th, 2013. >>> from nbc news, this is a special edition of "today," countdown to the golden globes, with matt lauer, live from studio 1a, and savannah guthrie, live from los angeles. >> and good morning. welcome to "today" on a friday morning, special split edition of the show. i'm matt lauer. >> morning, everyone. i'm savannah gut
the president if he takes steps to upgrade gun safety by executive order. remember sharron angle, the nevada republican senate candidate talking openly about using second amendment remedies against public officials? people used to think she was alone out there, something of an oddity. what's becoming clear is in today's gop, she's more typical than not. ed rendell was governor of pennsylvania, michael steele was chair of the republican party. gentlemen, thank you. president obama will announce his plans for gun safety tomorrow after hearing vice president biden's task force recommendations, but already criticism is mounting on the right. here is republican senator rand paul of kentucky. >> i'm against having a king. i think having a monarch is what we fought the american revolution over, and someone who wants to bypass the constitution, bypass congress, that's someone who wants to act like a king or a monarch. i've been opposed to executive orders even with republican presidents, but one that wants to infringe on the second amendment we will fight tooth and nail, and i promise you there will
. in reno, nevada, roads are so icy that traffic is backed up for hours and troopers are are responding to dozens of accidents there. and take a look tat the white-out. it is in north dakota, and the department of transportation there warning the drivers to go slowly or just stay inside. that might be better. the expected high today in minot, north dakota, zero. >>> time to break out the bubbly, and those red carpet dresses. the golden globes are tonight, and we will tell you who is probably going to take home the golden statuettes. oh! progress-oh! -oh! -oh! oh! oh! ♪ what do you know? oh! ♪ bacon? -oh! -oh! oh! [ female announcer ] with 40 delicious progresso soups at 100 calories or less, there are plenty of reasons people are saying "progress-oh!" share your story for a chance to win a progress-oh! makeover in hollywood. go to to enter. woman: we're helping joplin, missouri, come back from a devastating tornado. man: and now we're helping the east coast recover from hurricane sandy. we're a leading global insurance company, based right here in america. we'
cars crashing entoeach other. in reno, nevada, roads are so icy that traffic is backed up for hours. troopers responding to dozens of accidents. >>> look at this whiteout in north dakota. warning drivers to go slowly or just stay inside. the expected high today in north dakota, 0. >>> ousted egyptian president hosni mubarak won a retrial during the 2011 revolution. responsible for the murders by government security forces. both were sentenced to life in prison. the retrial based on the same evidence, but this time judges will be allowed to consider mubarak's health. he recently broke his ribs in a fall. his trial drew the world's attention because he was the first arab leader to be jailed by his own people and he appeared in court lying on a hospital bed confined to a cage. i'm joined now by cairo by sarah. early afternoon where you are. what is the reaction there? >> so far, a lot of uncertainty about how there will be no evidence submitted to the court. mubarak that there is new evidence that could be accepted by the court. but everyone is wondering about the fact, the fact-findin
it's his philosophy because he nevada told us what that was. >> i think he said some nice things at one point. >> when he spoke at the democratic national convention, former president bill clinton brought the house down. this was one of the great speeches, ever, i think. it made the case for reelecting president obama in a way the candidate himself never got able to do, even to the end. let's listen to big bill at his best. >> are we better off than we were when he talk office? then, listen to this. listen to this. everybody's forgotten. everybody's forgotten when president barack obama took office, the economy was in free fall, it had just shrunk nine full percent in gdp. we were losing 750,000 jobs a month. are we doing better than that today? the answer is yes. >> you know, i was thinking back to the fairy tale remark. the guy's showman ship with the gesticulation, the hands, the whole dinism the way he presents this case. >> earlier this year, i wrote oh, who needs conventions what are they for, anyway? they're for moments like that. i was on the floor at that moment. it was
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still have teenagers with ak-47s on the streets because they come in from nevada and by mail. so, we really have to have a national law that requires at least i.d.s checked and criminal backgrounds checked. >> and in oakland the mayor has been lobbying for the hiring of former police chief bill bratten as a consultant. that sparked protest at public meetings. this morning we have brand new city councilman noel guy yo here. >> we asked why so far the city council only approved the contract without bill bratten's name on it? >> as leaders we have to stop being swayed or moved by the political interest at hand at moment. that is an indication of that. for me chief bratten is as experienced chief and police officer. he is a no nonsense guy. he get to the point and we have to let him develop what he would recommend as the best strategic plan for oakland to could to deal with safety. >> that is probably the lightening rod of the controversy. his plan includes the stop and frisk policy. some police departments are doing that and a lot of people are saying it is subject to racism. you suppo
, from nevada. great debate with stephanopoulos, no spin, no bull. and cindy withholding our laname in connecticut. you men can't tell women they can't have abortion. the state has been allowing abortions for pretty much any reason in the third trimester, cindy. if like governor cuomo, you support that, you better hope, better hope there's no judgment day. my job is to protect the kids and i will continue to do it. marsha, from new jersey, late term abortion is murder, period-- unless catastrophic harm to the mother is inevitable. from florida, just finished killing kennedy, the most fascinating nonfiction book, i've read. and i'm going to send you, copies of the declaration of independence and the constituti constitution. at the inauguration, hilarious, and waters world, total waste of time. for you, not for waters, he's having a blast. and finally tonight the tip of the day, the movie of my book, killing lynn done, national geographical channel. produced by ridley scott and tom hanks is
, he's otherwise occupied. and mayor john hickman, from nevada. great debate with stephanopoulos, no spin, no bull. and cindy withholding our laname in connecticut. you men can't tell women they can't have abortion. the state has been allowing abortions for pretty much any reason in the third trimester, cindy. if like governor cuomo, you support that, you better hope, better hope there's no judgment day. my job is to protect the kids and i will continue to do it.
with ak-47s on the streets of oakland because they can come in from nevada and by mail. so we really have to have a national law that requires at least id checks and criminal background checks. >> and now in oakland, the mayor has been lobbying for the hiring of the former la and new york police chief. and that has provoked protest at public meetings. more on hiring that police consultant and state of public safety. the councilman joining us live. thank you for being here. >> and also the chairman of the public safety committee. that puts you at ground zero. last week, a vote on the contract and it was a rather entering move. a split council after a five- hour meeting with the number of protesters, voted the contract out, but left his name off it. why? >> well, that's a good question. i think as leaders, we have to stop being swayed or moved by the political at-hand at the moment. and i think that was an indication of that. for me, the chief, as an experienced chief, police officer, no nonsense guy, gets to the point. and we got to let him develop
the trigger. that is not clear as of yet. but what is striking, this happened toward loganville, nevada, two hours north of las vegas. it's a pretty little town. it's like where they do clorox commercial, not a large population. they go to this -- like a 7-eleven and they in the early morning -- this is the son and the uncle -- and they have something to drink. they get some sodas and goodies. they lie in wait for the victim to come out. they follow him and shoot through the window and they shoot the guy and shoot him in the neck. they don't kill him and he lives. >> is this -- is this man-- the mother-- the wife or the guy who was shot -- is she the natural mother of the adopted son of the husband? >> yes. i talked to -- i talked to hiswa pending divorce action, greta, in november of this past year. and i asked him, it's unclear in the report. and he said that amy, the mother, is the biological mother of this son, michael who, they are alleging there is an affair with because there are horrible things about groping one another, thins like that. and this victim adopted this young man. they w
the missile used in that attack is actually thousands of miles away in virginia, say, or nevada rather than him or herself actually being at the battlefield. but the idea that the ethically relevant thing about a drone is how far away you the trigger puller are from the explosion or the damage that you cause with your weapon, that is a quantitative matter. that is not a qualitative matter. we have always been able to project force far away from the person who is exerting it. the ethical sensitivity here is really not about the particular type of weapon of war we are using. it is that we are killing people using that weapon of war in place that's aren't war zones. and that is the unnerving consequence of the whole yfd a war on terror or a war against a non-state actor that could be anywhere in the world and that therefore designates that war as taking place everywhere. the most frequent outside a war zone place where our government carries out these kinds of attacks is of course in pakistan. in 2010 we saw what the obama administration was going to be like on this score. there was a u.s. dro
given them a majority in the senate. delaware's christine o'donnell, colorado's ken buck, nevada's sharron angle, missouri's todd akin, and indiana's richard mourdock, and then you add in the fact that the rightward leaning gop electorate has also attracted some fringy candidates to the presidential race who led according to the polls at different points. let's take a quick walk down memory lane and revisit these names and faces. donald trump led at one point, michele bachmann led at one point, rick perry, herman cain, newt gingrich, rick santorum. what do they have in common? they were leading in the polls. what's your prescription for this primary problem? >> well, my next endeavor, the nonpaying one, is going to be to head up the republican main street partnership to give comfort and cover to both center right republicans and center left, i guess, democrats to stand up from the fringe groups on the right and left who have the courage to do the right thing. you know, if governor rendell and i were in charge, we would have fixed this thing in about a week and a half, and everybo
of north dakota. mr. heller of nevada. ms. hirono of hawaii. mr. kaine of virginia. the vice president: please raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that you bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation eely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that you will well and faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which you are about to enter, so help you god? the group: i do. the vice president: congratulations, senators. [applause] the vice president: the clerk will call the names of the next group. the clerk: of maine. ms. klobhar of minnesota. mr. manchin of west virginia. mrs. mccaskill of missouri. the vice president: ease raise your right hand. do you solemnly swear that you will support and defend the constitution of the united states against all enemies, foreign and domestic; thatou bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that you take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or pur
. in a news release the nuclear security administration it which overseas the nevada national security site said officials are currently responding to an incident on the central portion of the massive outdoor laboratory. more than four decades of nuclear weapons testing has occurred there. >>> a federal judge approved bp's fine as part of a plea deal for the company's role in the 2010 gulf oil spill. it's the largest criminal penalty in u.s. history. >>> here in new york a plea for help. authorities released the 9 1 from the passenger aboard a small plane that it crashed into the hudson river on sunday. the man and his flight instructor both survived, but it was a close call. listen. >> we're in the plane. it's taking on water. >> okay. is it possible for you to get out? >> we can get out if we have to. >> okay. i need you to get out if the -- >> the plane's going down. let's go. get out, get out, get out. >>> and down under, take a look at this. massive amounts of sea foam on land, about nine feet high in some places. strong winds blowing the foam on to land. the foam was formed when a cyc
the sun's rays and converting it into electricity. here in the nevada and california desserts, massive solar projects are being built, the first ever on government land. >> 2008 i saw a big difference. i saw something that looked like it could be permanent and i wanted to make a difference. >> reporter: mike hatfield is the man behind many of these plants. >> it goes to power the major businesses, the hotels, casinos. even some of the slot machines. >> reporter: here in the west, a 100 mile by 100 mile solar installation could meet the entire country's energy needs. the government has set aside enough land to supply solar power to 7 million homes. opponents argue it's still too costly and there's no cheap way to store energy. >> if you could solve storage and make panels cheaply, you could have not just the technology that the u.s. would use, but that everyone would use. >> reporter: despite those arguments, there's been a 5,000% increase in installation this year alone. >> an interesting stat. nationwide, the solar industry has created about 120,000 with a growth rate of 13%. so you'r
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